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Locating Love at the heart of the Universe

Finding Spiritual Insights in Science in October’s We Conspire series
October 25th, 2023
Locating Love at the heart of the Universe

Can science reveal that Love dwells at the heart of the cosmos? In this thought-provoking video, Sr Ilia Delio OSF, explores the scientific and spiritual intersections of Teilhard’s theory of evolution and Christian mysticism. Learn more about how the arc of the universe bends towards connection, expansion, and ultimately, Love in this fascinating talk from Franciscan thinker and academic, Ilia Delio.

Watch this 50-minute video where Franciscan Ilia Delio explores the idea of evolution and the Body of Christ through the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. 

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Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD is a Franciscan Sister and American theologian specializing in the intersection of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology.

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